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JFK’s Brain Went Missing

Reading Time: 2 minutes JFK’s brain went missing. Like seriously!  How do you misplace a brain? I know that we’ve all lost something from time to time, but seriously, WTF? It’s not like school homework or even a fucking mastercard. It’s a dudes brain, and a pretty important dudes brain at that. So JFK’s brain went missing, where did it end up …

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Sylvester Stallone Was A Lion Cage Cleaner

Reading Time: 2 minutes Before he was famous, Sylvester Stallone worked as a lion cage cleaner. For one of the biggest action stars of the big screen over the last four decades, was this just the early training days of a real tough guy? Unfortunately not, and it all happened at one of the toughest points in his life. Anyone who …

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The Inventor of the Guillotine Was Killed by Guillotine

Reading Time: 3 minutes Oh dag nam it. How unfortunate is this? The inventor of the guillotine was killed by guillotine. As we know, the benefit of hindsight is a wonderful tool to have, but is of little use, especially in this case. But in saying that, would the inventor of the guillotine have invented it if he knew he …

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The Snow White Voice Actress Was Blacklisted By Walt Disney

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Snow White voice actress was blacklisted by Walt Disney. For a young, and talented actress who managed to provide the beautiful voice of the title character of the first ever animated film made in the US, such a move would have been devastating, not to mention career ending. So what did the Snow White voice …

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Galileo’s Middle Finger is on Display in Florence

Reading Time: 2 minutes In what could be considered a proverbial “screw you” to the Catholic Church, the long dead, amputated middle finger of Galileo is on display in a museum in Florence, Italy. The macabre display of the solitary digit protruding skyward, as if it is pointing towards the heavens, is one of the more bizarre artifacts that you will encounter …

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Rowan Atkinson Was A PhD Student In Electrical Engineering

Reading Time: 3 minutes Would you believe that Rowan Atkinson was a PhD student, and he got into acting to overcome a mild stutter? It would hardly seem possible that the actor made famous by characters such as Mr Bean and Blackadder could have at one stage had a stutter, let alone been a PhD student. But that was the exact …

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The World’s Fattest Pole Dancer Is 252 Pounds (114kg)

Reading Time: 3 minutes As Marty McFly would say, this is heavy. The world’s fattest pole dancer tips the scales at a mind bending, or is it pole bending, 252 pounds (114kg). LuAyne Brown, the 29 year old mother of two from Maryland is a size 22. That’s typically twice the size and weight of a typical pole dancer. So …

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The Oxford English Dictionary Was Largely Written By A Murderer From A Mental Institution

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Oxford English Dictionary was mostly written by a murderer who cut off his own penis and spent a lot of his time in a mental institution. This certainly detracts from the image that I always had of a rather boring, reclusive professor who had nothing better to do than to think of every known …

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